Consider the dot product program for an instruction set in which he arithmetic and logic operations can be only applied to operands in processor registers as below:

Total number of memory references needed for this will be _______ .

Yes exactly the counter value should be mentioned in the R3 register and hence the value of N..Hence the marks should be given to all in this question..

What is the initial value of the counter ? It is not mentioned in the program

Yes exactly the counter value should be mentioned in the R3 register and hence the value of N..Hence the marks should be given to all in this question..

plz give full explanation if n was given some value like 25 , then how to proceed